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TRENDING: From Hawking Bread On The Streets, Olajumoke Has Become A Model Overnight

Miracles do happen; yes, they do – such as the story of Olajumoke Orisaguna, a mother of two children who relocated from Osun state to Lagos because of hardship. A hair stylist, Jumoke began hawking bread when she got to Lagos; and that was what she was doing on the day she was “led” to the studio of […]

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Newly Crowned Miss Teen Africa UK Is Monique Narh From Ghana

Monique Narh From Ghana Was Awarded With The 13-19 Year Olds Africa-UK Modelling Title – The Event Was Not Without It’s Own Gaffes And Controversies When we arrived at the Miss Teen Africa UK 2015 venue at the homely Stratford Town Hall in London, it was time for a musical performance. Young songstress Tiana was […]

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African Fashion Week Brings Diversity To Toronto’s Fashion Scene

This year marked the third annual African Fashion Week Toronto, which showcases fashions inspired by African designs. Bold patterns, bright colours and eye-popping headpieces dominated the runway at this year’s African Fashion Week Toronto. The four-day event featured fashions from Canadian and international designers, who incorporate African-inspired designs in their work, as well as aspiring […]

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US Actress Gabrielle Union in Matching African Print Crop Top And Skirt

The 42 year old actress looked stunning outside the Hotel Edison, NYC in a $185 Royal Jelly Harlem Copa Print Crop Top and matching $195 Serafina Print Skirt which she complimented with a pair of tan block heel sandals. The bustier crop top is really trendy right now. You could pair it with highwaist bottoms or even go with the […]

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Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase UK Starts On A High Gear

The inaugural Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase UK was held in Birmingham on Saturday 4 July 2015. The event was hosted at a location that seemed quite obscure and appeared tiny from the outside, but as you walked inside, you got welcomed by an inviting aura and cool atmosphere which hugely contrasted the very warm weather outside. A couple of […]

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Summer Travel Gear Inspired by African Methods

The designers behind MZ Wallace, Monica Zwirner and Lucy Wallace Eustice, create simple, utilitarian accessories made from durable nylon and leather that, each season, are slightly tweaked by way of unique collaborations and the introduction of new prints (last month they partnered with Charity: Water on a line of pouches and cases to celebrate Earth […]

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Solange Knowles in Maki Oh – @ BET NY Upfronts Event

The Knowles sisters definitely know how to show love for Nigerian designers. Last week Bella Naija shared a photo of Beyoncé in Frock It Rock It‘s sheer dress, and it’s now common fashion knowledge that Solange also loves her share of Nigerian fashion after being spotted in Duro Olowu, William Okpo and more. On Thursday 23rd […]

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Appalachian African Community Hosts Fashion Show – USA

The fashions of multiple African nations were represented Saturday at the Appalachian African Community’s fashion show in the Blue Ridge Ballroom of Plemmons Student Union. The countries included Somalia, Ghana, Congo, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya, Senegal and Zimbabwe, among others. “The show included musical and drum performances in addition to an international food tasting,” said […]

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Stunning Model, Noella Coursaris from DRC Says She is Helping to Educate The Country’s Children

32 year old Democratic Republic of Congo born model Noella Coursaris left the country at the age of five after her father died and her mother had no means of raising her. She is now much involved in glamour and beauty and is on mission to educate girls from her homeland. She says investing in […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Gallaxy – Holla At Me| (Promoting African Prints)

An Afrobeats music video is usually not complete without at least a hint of African print showing in it, modernised/urbanised or otherwise. The video for the song “Holla At Me” by Ghanaian Hiplife and Afrobeats music group, Gallaxy is not just one such example. It is actually an embodiment of the art of African prints […]

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Florence Epee from Cameroon Scoops the Miss West Africa International 2014 Title

Florence Epee from Cameroon who wowed the crowd on the night of 21st December, left Nigeria with the Miss West Africa International 2014 title, succeeding the former queen Hawa Kamara, Miss West Africa International 2013. Miss West Africa USA, Lily Ogechi Udumukwu originally from Nigeria, scooped the 1st Runners up and Annarosa Traoré Assita, Miss […]

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Miss South Africa Wins the Miss World Title

Miss USA, Elizabeth Safrit finished third, Miss Hungary, Edina Kulcsár was named runner-up and Rolene Strauss, Miss South Africa went on to snatch the crown the pageant which was hosted in the ExCeL London in London, UK on Sunday December 14. 22 year-old Rolene was was crowned by Megan Young of the Philippines. The medical […]

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